To: All Individuals Interested in Entering the Interpreter Training Program
From: Ruby Losh, Coordinator of Sign Language Interpreter Program
Re: Requirements for Entering the Interpreter Training Program
The Interpreter Training Program is a two-year Associate of Science degree of Fairmont State Community
and Technical College. To gain admission to the Interpreter Training Program students must apply for
admission to Fairmont State Community and Technical College. The program is competitive. Priority
consideration will be given to the students that have completed the one year American Sign Language
communication immersion program.
Enrollment in this program is limited. All applications will be reviewed and evaluated. The Office of
Admission will notify students of the committee’s decision by mail.
Admission to FSCTC (This is not synonymous with admission to the ITP.)
Minimum grade of "C" or higher in AMSL 1101, 1104, 1111, 1112, 1113, and 1114.
Upon completion of pre-admission requirements, students will submit an application of intent for
admission to the Sign Language Interpreter Program to Ruby Losh Coordinator, Fairmont State
Community and Technical College, 303A Jaynes Hall, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554. The formal
application of intent will be evaluated upon submission.
An FSCTC GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Successful completion of AMSL 1101, 1104, 1111, 1112, 1113, and 1114, with a grade of "C" or
higher, and an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher for these classes.
ACT or COMPASS scores in math or completion of the applicable developmental classes.
Completion of an admission interview by the SLIP Interview Committee.
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Applicants must submit a statement of career ambitions, goals, and interest in the Interpreter
Two letters of recommendation.
The Sign Language Interpreter Program Interview Committee will select and rank applicants using the
following criteria: 1) signing skills, 2) GPA, 3) interview score, and 4) videotape score.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ruby Losh at (304) 367-4022 TTY or (304) 367-4252
Voice or (304) 367-4896 FAX or email@example.com Thank you for your interest in the FSCTC
Interpreter Training Program.
(Note: Students graduating in the Interpreter Training Program must demonstrate math competency by a
Math ACT of 19, SAT Quantative score of 460, COMPASS Math score of 36, or completion of Math